American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Found in 438 Collections and/or Records:
Picture and letters of Barr (1831-1919), novelist, concern her personal and professional activities and contain descriptions of events in Austin in 1861, in Galveston during Reconstruction, and in New York at the turn of the century.
Papers of Barry (1821-1906), sheriff, soldier, Texas Ranger, legislator, and People's Party candidate for state treasurer (1898), document Barry's military and law-enforcement activities in defense of the frontier against Indian attack. Papers include correspondence, muster rolls, battalion reports, general orders, special orders, account papers, diary, reminiscences, and autograph books.
Correspondence, account papers, legal papers, autograph book, and scrapbooks of Bartholomew (1839-1923), banker, concern the operation of the Star State Savings Association and Bartholomew's activities as Austin city councilman, banker, state superintendent of education, and clerk of the Texas House of Representatives during Reconstruction. The scrapbooks contain miscellaneous essays, poetry, political and social newspaper clippings, and obituaries.
Comprising two letters, a memoir and a biography, genealogical information, and two books, the Joseph Harold Beck Papers, 1839-1982, document Beck’s life, including his tenure as a Confederate soldier during the Civil War, and his family in Texas.
The Edwin Pinckney Becton Papers, 1862-1870, consist of Civil War correspondence and speeches. Two originals and several transcripts compose the correspondence between Becton and his wife Mary. Transcripts of Becton's speeches concern his activities as Confederate surgeon, as a candidate for election, and as a member of the Texas Legislature.
Correspondence and army orders concern Bee (1822-1897), lieutenant in the Mexican War, brigadier general in the Confederate forces during the Civil War and representative from Laredo to the Texas Legislature (1849-1859).
Guide to the Archives of the Government of the Confederate States of America (1968) was written by Henry Putnam Beers. An index references materials in Beers' Guide that may be found at the Briscoe Center for American History.
Correspondence, clippings, and related material regarding Bell's positions as a Lieutenant in the Army of the Confederate States and as Assistant Quartermaster for the Confederate States of America.
Typescripts of letters concern Texas lands held by Benjamin (1811-1884), Louisiana senator and secretary of war for the Confederacy, and the legal assistance of James Harper Starr and Nathaniel C. Amory in connection with the lands.
The papers consist of a photostat of a diary and memorandum book containing information about the Presbyterian General Assembly in 1852 as well as Civil War muster rolls and various financial, military, agricultural, and medical information.